Position Description

Baker II
Posting Date 9/10/17
City Norwich
State/Territory VT
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Bread Baker II

Reports to the Bakery Lead - Bread

The Bread Baker II will work primarily on bread-related products. Professional experience in artisan bread production is required.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION

  • Ability to mix, shape and bake consistent, high-quality bread and associated bread products
  • Ability to work accurately and quickly from ingredient scaling through baking
  • Ability to understand and utilize baker’s math in the daily work setting
  • Knowledge of, and ability to use, standard commercial baking equipment
  • Bakery administration as necessary (duties may include product ordering, communication with internal and external accounts)

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Professional experience in an artisan production bakery is required
  • Completion of a four-year college degree program (culinary or otherwise) is good but not required.

 

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Desire to produce consistent, high-quality bakery products
  • Flexibility with scheduling:
    • Availability to work different shifts to help with scheduling and absence coverage
    • Availability to work weekends
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to interact well with others (team members, customers, etc.) in all situations
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Can work well in a group under pressure
  • Willing to share space, ingredients, and equipment with coworkers during production
  • Willing to do the dishes and sanitize bakery
  • A desire for continuously improving baking skills
  • Infectious enthusiasm for baking

 

COGNITIVE, PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and stand for 8-hour shift
  • Stamina to work quickly and accurately in a busy production bakery.

 

This should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties and responsibilities. There may be some variation and/or development of the above duties and responsibilities without changing the general nature of the job.